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One of the first things you see when you enter the Freedom Center is Aminah Robinson's amazing "quilts" -- what she calls "RagGonNons" because they "rag on and on." They both tell a story of her family's journeys beginning -- in the upper left corner -- in Africa. The medium: cloth (including socks), thread, buttons, beads, ties, paper, paint, graphite, shells, and music boxes. The work was a public art commission, and it's stunning.

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There's a vendor from Ghana who sells African scrap bundles and yardage off the bolt. I bought some of his fabrics at the last Empire Quilt. African Quilts, African Fabric, Textiles, Indian Quilt, African Theme, Art Textile, Quilting Designs, Quilt Design, Contemporary Quilts

My New African Quilt

There's a vendor from Ghana who sells African scrap bundles and yardage off the bolt. I bought some of his fabrics at the last Empire Quilters show in NYC and added it to my stash from previous shows. Then last week I turned it into this quilt. It all started with that skinny chicken in the center (see bottom photo). Then 7 borders later, it was finished. All the fabrics are from Africa except the dark solids in the outermost border. The sawtooth border really makes the quilt, I think. I'm…

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Patchwork African Mudcloth by thelastwildoldman on Etsy, $25000.00

Quilt African Red Huts Lap Quilt in Cottons-Machine Pieced African Quilts, African Fabric, Colorful Quilts, Queen, Quilt Patterns, Handmade, Etsy, Jennifer Miller, Ethnic

Quilt African Red Huts Lap Quilt in Cottons-Machine Pieced | Etsy

This quilt measures 59" x 72" and is perfect for covering your lap on chilly evenings or covering your bed. It is just about large enough to cover the top of a queen size bed. The fabrics used in this quilt are 100% cotton fabrics from Africa. They have strong colors and designs with lots of gold sparkle. The initial design was the circle blocks called 'Robbing Peter to Pay Paul', from there the top just grew. The predominate color is red. The backing has been pieced with more African…